'Making' in the Bible
And God said, “This is the sign of the covenant I am making between Me and you and every living creature with you, a covenant for all future generations:
Then Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, “You have brought trouble on me, making me odious to the inhabitants of the land, the Canaanites and the Perizzites. We are few in number; if they unite against me and attack me, I and my household will be destroyed.”
“Don’t continue to supply the people with straw for making bricks, as before. They must go and gather straw for themselves.
But require the same quota of bricks from them as they were making before; do not reduce it. For they are slackers—that is why they are crying out, ‘Let us go and sacrifice to our God.’
Then the Israelite foremen, whom Pharaoh’s slave drivers had set over the people, were beaten and asked, “Why haven’t you finished making your prescribed number of bricks yesterday or today, as you did before?”
As for the incense you are making, you must not make any for yourselves using its formula. It is to be regarded by you as sacred to the Lord.
And the Lord responded: “Look, I am making a covenant. I will perform wonders in the presence of all your people that have never been done in all the earth or in any nation. All the people you live among will see the Lord’s work, for what I am doing with you is awe-inspiring.
They took from Moses’ presence all the contributions that the Israelites had brought for the task of making the sanctuary. Meanwhile, the people continued to bring freewill offerings morning after morning.
Then Moses slaughtered it, took the blood, and applied it with his finger to the horns of the altar on all sides, purifying the altar. He poured out the blood at the base of the altar and consecrated it so that atonement can be made on it.
“Do not debase your daughter by making her a prostitute, or the land will be prostituted and filled with depravity.
He must not eat an animal that died naturally or was mauled by wild beasts, making himself unclean by it; I am Yahweh.
But if one is too poor to pay the assessment, he must present the person before the priest and the priest will set a value for him. The priest will set a value for him according to what the one making the vow can afford.
The staff of the man I choose will sprout, and I will rid Myself of the Israelites’ complaints that they have been making about you.”
But if you refrain from making a vow, it will not be counted against you as sin.
You must stand outside while the man you are making the loan to brings the security out to you.
so that you may enter into the covenant of the Lord your God, which He is making with you today, so that you may enter into His oath
I am making this covenant and this oath not only with you,
Three days after making the treaty with them, they heard that the Gibeonites were their neighbors, living among them.
“Now if you have acted faithfully and honestly in making Abimelech king, if you have done well by Jerubbaal and his family, and if you have rewarded him appropriately for what he did—
Making a vow, she pleaded, “Lord of Hosts, if You will take notice of Your servant’s affliction, remember and not forget me, and give Your servant a son, I will give him to the Lord all the days of his life, and his hair will never be cut.”
Why, then, do all of you despise My sacrifices and offerings that I require at the place of worship? You have honored your sons more than Me, by making yourselves fat with the best part of all of the offerings of My people Israel.’
He also defeated the Moabites, and after making them lie down on the ground, he measured them off with a cord. He measured every two cord lengths of those to be put to death and one length of those to be kept alive. So the Moabites became David’s subjects and brought tribute.
Amnon was frustrated to the point of making himself sick over his sister Tamar because she was a virgin, but it seemed impossible to do anything to her.
For my grandfather’s entire family deserves death from my lord the king, but you set your servant among those who eat at your table. So what further right do I have to keep on making appeals to the king?”
Jehoahaz did not have an army left, except for 50 horsemen, 10 chariots, and 10,000 foot soldiers, because the king of Aram had destroyed them, making them like dust at threshing.
But the people of each nation were still making their own gods in the cities where they lived and putting them in the shrines of the high places that the people of Samaria had made.
Lord, You have done all this greatness, making known all these great promises because of Your servant and according to Your will.
When they finished, they presented the rest of the money to the king and Jehoiada, who made articles for the Lord’s temple with it—articles for ministry and for making burnt offerings, and ladles and articles of gold and silver. They regularly offered burnt offerings in the Lord’s temple throughout Jehoiada’s life.
In view of all this, we are making a binding agreement in writing on a sealed document containing the names of our leaders, Levites, and priests.
The instruction of the Lord is perfect,renewing one’s life;the testimony of the Lord is trustworthy,making the inexperienced wise.
The precepts of the Lord are right,making the heart glad;the command of the Lord is radiant,making the eyes light up.
You took me from the womb,making me secure while at my mother’s breast.
They repay me evil for good,making me desolate.
making your righteousness shine like the dawn,your justice like the noonday.
He brought me up from a desolate pit,out of the muddy clay,and set my feet on a rock,making my steps secure.
laying the beams of His palaceon the waters above,making the clouds His chariot,walking on the wings of the wind,
and making the winds His messengers,flames of fire His servants.
wine that makes man’s heart glad—making his face shine with oil—and bread that sustains man’s heart.
He gives the childless woman a household,making her the joyful mother of children.Hallelujah!
and how he swore an oath to the Lord,making a vow to the Mighty One of Jacob:
For the enemy has pursued me,crushing me to the ground,making me live in darknesslike those long dead.
Fools mock at making restitution,but there is goodwill among the upright.
Making a fortune through a lying tongueis a vanishing mist, a pursuit of death.
But beyond these, my son, be warned: there is no end to the making of many books, and much study wearies the body.
Look, the Lord is stripping the earth bareand making it desolate.He will twist its surface and scatter its inhabitants:
“Woe to the one who argues with his Maker—one clay pot among many.Does clay say to the one forming it,‘What are you making?’Or does your work say,‘He has no hands’?
For just as rain and snow fall from heavenand do not return therewithout saturating the earthand making it germinate and sprout,and providing seed to sowand food to eat,
But the jar that he was making from the clay became flawed in the potter’s hand, so he made it into another jar, as it seemed right for him to do.
I will do so to this place”—this is the declaration of the Lord—“and to its residents, making this city like Topheth.
“Ask the Lord on our behalf, since Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon is making war against us. Perhaps the Lord will perform for us something like all His past wonderful works so that Nebuchadnezzar will withdraw from us.”
This is what the Lord of Hosts says: “Do not listen to the words of the prophets who prophesy to you. They are making you worthless. They speak visions from their own minds, not from the Lord’s mouth.
Babylon was a gold cup in the Lord’s hand,making the whole earth drunk.The nations drank her wine;therefore, the nations go mad.
building your mound at the head of every street and making your elevated place in every square. But you were unlike a prostitute because you scorned payment.
When you offer your gifts, making your children pass through the fire, you continue to defile yourselves with all your idols to this day. So should I be consulted by you, house of Israel? As I live”—this is the declaration of the Lord God—“I will not be consulted by you!
He will deal with the strongest fortresses with the help of a foreign god. He will greatly honor those who acknowledge him, making them rulers over many and distributing land as a reward.
They speak mere words,taking false oaths while making covenants.So lawsuits break outlike poisonous weeds in the furrows of a field.
Woe to him who gives his neighbors drink,pouring out your wrathand even making them drunk,in order to look at their nakedness!
“Will a man rob God? Yet you are robbing Me!”You ask: “How do we rob You?” “By not making the payments of the tenth and the contributions.
And He said to them, “It is written, My house will be called a house of prayer. But you are making it a den of thieves!”
He went in and said to them, “Why are you making a commotion and weeping? The child is not dead but asleep.”
When he did come out, he could not speak to them. Then they realized that he had seen a vision in the sanctuary. He kept making signs to them and remained speechless.
He went through one town and village after another, teaching and making His way to Jerusalem.
After making a whip out of cords, He drove everyone out of the temple complex with their sheep and oxen. He also poured out the money changers’ coins and overturned the tables.
When Jesus knew that the Pharisees heard He was making and baptizing more disciples than John
This is why the Jews began trying all the more to kill Him: Not only was He breaking the Sabbath, but He was even calling God His own Father, making Himself equal with God.
Then the scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman caught in adultery, making her stand in the center.
He dealt deceitfully with our race and oppressed our ancestors by making them leave their infants outside, so they wouldn’t survive.
As he was making his defense this way, Festus exclaimed in a loud voice, “You’re out of your mind, Paul! Too much study is driving you mad!”
From there, after making a circuit along the coast, we reached Rhegium. After one day a south wind sprang up, and the second day we came to Puteoli.
Therefore, dear friends, since we have such promises, let us cleanse ourselves from every impurity of the flesh and spirit, completing our sanctification in the fear of God.
For we are making provision for what is right, not only before the Lord but also before men.
making the most of the time, because the days are evil.
speaking to one anotherin psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs,singing and making musicfrom your heart to the Lord,
and through Him to reconcileeverything to Himselfby making peacethrough the blood of His cross—whether things on earth or things in heaven.
Act wisely toward outsiders, making the most of the time.
The Son is the radiance of God’s glory and the exact expression of His nature, sustaining all things by His powerful word. After making purification for sins, He sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high.
The Holy Spirit was making it clear that the way into the most holy place had not yet been disclosed while the first tabernacle was still standing.
and if He reduced the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah to ashes and condemned them to ruin, making them an example to those who were going to be ungodly;
Then the One seated on the throne said, “Look! I am making everything new.” He also said, “Write, because these words are faithful and true.”
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